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Hiring and wage & hour law in Alberta
  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • Canada
  • October 29 2018

A structured guide to background checks, hiring and wage & hour law in Alberta


Recruitment and wage & hour law in Ireland
  • Matheson
  • Global, Ireland
  • October 8 2018

A structured guide to background checks, recruitment and wage & hour law in Ireland


Facebook and Employers Are Subject to Gender Bias Employment Complaint
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • September 26 2018

Several women and the Communications Workers of America have brought an Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) complaint against Facebook and


Transforming Workplace Cultures and The Future of Diversity and Inclusion Initiatives
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • September 25 2018

This is the third article in a series in which we address what it means to transform workplace culture in light of the MeToo, BlackLivesMatter, and


Considerations for Employers in Massachusetts
  • Jackson Lewis PC
  • USA
  • July 2 2018

Like New Jersey’s Diane B. Allen Equal Pay Act, the Massachusetts Equal Pay Act (MEPA) amendments went into effect on July 1, 2018. Regarded as one of


Neutral Hiring Practices Can Still Result in a Valid Discrimination Claim
  • Jackson Lewis PC
  • USA
  • June 22 2018

Under the theory of “disparate impact,” even facially neutral policies can result in claims of discrimination when a “protected group” suffers a


“Ban the Box” Updates in Massachusetts
  • Mintz
  • USA
  • June 8 2018

“Ban the Box” laws prohibit or limit an employer’s ability to ask a job applicant about his or her criminal record. States, counties and cities have


Recruitment risk - employer ordered to pay $10,000 in damages to a job candidate for discrimination based on mental illness
  • Cooper Grace Ward
  • Australia
  • May 8 2018

In Chalker v Murrays Australia Pty Ltd 2017 NSWCATAD 112, a bus and coach charter company was ordered to pay a job candidate $10,000 compensation


Another Change to Massachusetts’ Ban-the-Box Law
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • April 30 2018

Seyfarth Synopsis: Effective October 13, 2018, Massachusetts employers will no longer be permitted to inquire about certain misdemeanor convictions


Eleventh Circuit Upholds EEOC Verdict Challenging Employer’s Policy Favoring Current Employees For Open Positions
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • March 28 2018

In EEOC v. Exel, Inc., No. 14-11007, 2018 U.S. App. LEXIS 6629 (11th Cir. Mar. 16, 2018) (available here), the Eleventh Circuit considered and